[Excerpt from TT: 2009-03-08]
[Question] There is a theory that inflammation caused by substances that the organism isn’t used to leads to obesity, so that for instance low-fat products and artificial sweeteners actually are fattening. What are your comments?
[Michael Entity] We would agree to some extent. Part of the equation is in the chemicals and manipulations of the foods, which literally (and ironically), do cause weight gain, but another part of the equation is in the blind trust that these manipulated or chemical alternatives will “do the work” for the body in maintaining its weight. In short, we so no benefit to using those resources as a means for weight management or loss.
[Question] What is the best way to lose weight?
[Michael Entity] That question may be best answered on an individual basis, but the simple answer is one that is the most rejected: eat less, move more. It really is that simple. We say “simple” in terms of the actual answer to weight loss/management for many, but we do not mean that it is simple to do so. The degree of simplicity would depend on the individual.
For those who are compromised in weight control, loss, diet, or movement, then the answer could be said to Worry Less, Love More. The simple embrace of the reality of your body in space as a representative of yourself at any given moment can do much to free the body to process nutrients and energy far more effectively.
Your bodies are not prisons or impositions. We have said this before and will say it again now, that your bodies are your SOUL’s idea of what is beautiful. Your temporary social standards do not stand a chance against the beauty that your soul sees in you. We do not say that as some poetic salve. It is simply the truth.